4G Capital receives Impact Award from Real Leaders
4G Capital, a market leader in technology-driven financial inclusion in Kenya and Uganda has been named among the 150 top impact companies in the world by Real Leaders.
The company received accreditation in recognition for the impactful support given to micro-entrepreneurs, helping them grow sustainably through enterprise training and working capital finance.
“These top impact companies prove that businesses can thrive by being a force for good,” said Mark Van Ness, Founder of Real Leaders. “They are the Real Leaders of the New Economy,” Van Ness added.
The 2021 award winners include game-changers such as Tesla, Beyond Meat, Patagonia and 147 other well-respected impact brands of all sizes and from a variety of industries.
“2020 was a challenging year but we’ve emerged stronger and better than ever. We have achieved this by ensuring we adapted and maintained our vital services without interruption despite COVID-19 control measures, keeping our clients at the heart of our thought leadership and operations. We are extremely honoured to have been recognized by Real Leaders through their rigorous selection process,” said Wayne Hennessy-Barrett, CEO and Founder of 4G Capital.
“Our long-term mission to become the Neobank for Africa, powering micro and SME growth, underpins achieving this award, which is a very special milestone for us.”
A special ceremony will be held on January 27 th, 2021 to honour the winners and will include key impact speakers featuring Seth Goldman, Chairman of Beyond Meat and a musical performance from Michael Franti, a world-renowned musician and activist.